Raleigh, North Carolina; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Hurricanes -185, Panthers +155; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes will attempt to extend a nine-game win streak with a victory over the Florida Panthers.
Carolina is 11-3-1 in home games and 23-6-6 overall. The Hurricanes have an 8-1-0 record when scoring a power-play goal.
Florida has gone 7-11-1 on the road and 15-16-4 overall. The Panthers are 3-2-3 in games decided by one goal.
The matchup Friday is the second time these teams meet this season. The Panthers won 3-0 in the previous matchup. Aleksander Barkov Jr. led the Panthers with three goals.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 9-0-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.5 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game.
Panthers: 4-6-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.3 assists, 5.3 penalties and 16.8 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.
Panthers: Anthony Duclair: out (achilles), Chris Tierney: out (concussion), Radko Gudas: out (concussion), Aaron Ekblad: day to day (upper body), Patric Hornqvist: out (upper-body), Aleksander Barkov: day to day (leg).
The Associated Press